Laura Tenenbaum, Randal Jackson, NASA
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Teaching Tips | Science | Pedagogy |
- Allow students to investigate the various pieces of evidence in any order they see fit and hold a discussion afterwards.
- Could be used to start a discussion of climate change impacts. Learners can assess for themselves the changes taking place in our world.
- Could spark questions of how, why, and where data are collected.
- Links to selected data sets are included on a 'Source' page.
- Requires Adobe Flashplayer.
About the Science
- Robust resource for images and animations of change in ice coverage on Earth over the scientific record.
- Source data are referenced and all images are attributed.
- Comment from expert scientist: The visuals presented are technically very good and show some interesting events in Greenland, the Arctic, and Antarctica.
About the Pedagogy
- Learners can assess for themselves the changes taking place in our world.
- Rich, easy-to-access resource.
- A good variety of interesting interactives with a few embedded short videos.